die cutting


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die cutting

[′dī ‚kəd·iŋ]
(engineering)
(graphic arts)
Cutting special shapes, such as labels, from printed sheets by using sharp steel rules; often done at the same time as the printing.
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At the end of the day, this combination of the two production steps in a single pass means a downright doubling of the die-cutting throughput, while makeready times and costs for die cutting tools can be reduced to half of the previously required.
Simple, efficient, unique rotary die cutting solutions
For nearly 30 years AZTECH Converting Systems has provided innovative inspection slitter/rewind and precision rotary die cutting equipment solutions to the printing and converting industries.
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Chinese, French, Spanish, English and German editions of the 2011 Edition of Spartanics Laser Die Cutting Technical Guide are now available for interested users.
Interstate custom die-cut membranes and filter media are manufactured using digital die-less cutting or high-speed die cutting, slitting, multilayer laminating, and special packaging; all performed in a positive pressure facility or clean room, as specified.
A US-built laser die cutting machine designed to overcome the limitations of traditional die cutting operations is now available worldwide.
Die cutting & embossing up to 40', Foil Stamping up to 39'.
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Various magnetic, solid or segmented die cutting and creasing technologies can be incorporated depending on product requirements.
Both are multifunctional systems that, in addition to die cutting, creasing, nicking, perforating, kiss-cutting, cold embossing, hot foil stamping, embossing and hot cutting of plastic materials, can now be retro-fitted with a holographic stamping unit that applies foil in register at up to 4,500 sheets per hour.